Asian stock markets closed mixed Wednesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one percent to finish at 10,082. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost just over one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,518. Share prices were higher in Sydney and Taipei, but lower in Manila, Shanghai and Wellington. In currency trading, the dollar […]

# Japan’s Nikkei Rises Again

Japanese markets closed higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained more than one percent to finish at 10,082. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 80.89 yen, a loss of nearly one-quarter of a yen from Tuesday. The Taipei market closed at 8,824, a gain […]

# US Stocks Close Mixed

U.S. stocks were mixed at closing Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell one tenth of one percent to 12,570. The S&P 500 was also down one-tenth of one percent to 1,338, while the Nasdaq Composite index rose nearly four-tenths of one percent to 2,826. European stock prices closed mixed. London’s Financial Times index rose […]

# US Stocks Mixed at Midday

The major U.S. stock market indexes were mixed in midday trading Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up slightly . The S&P 500 index slid almost one-tenth of a percent. And the NASDAQ gained two-tenths of a percent. European stock prices closed mixed. London’s Financial Times index rose one-tenth of a percent to end […]

# US Stocks Open Lower

The major U.S. stock market indexes slipped lower in Tuesday’s early trading. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell two-tenths of a percent. The S&P 500 index slid three-tenths of a percent. And the NASDAQ was down less than one-tenth of a percent. European stock prices were mixed in midday trading Tuesday. London’s Financial Times index […]

# European Stocks Lower in Midday Trading

European stock prices are mixed in midday trading Tuesday. London’s Financial Times index is up nearly one-quarter of one percent. The CAC-40 in Paris is down more than one-quarter of one percent, and trading on the DAX index in Frankfurt is up one-quarter of one percent. In New York, the S&P futures contract is unchanged […]

# Asia Markets Close Mixed

Major Asian stock markets closed mixed Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 9,972. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost one-tenth of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,748. Share prices were higher in Manila, Seoul, Shanghai and Taipei, but lower in Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai, […]

# Small Gains for Japan’s Nikkei

Japanese markets closed slightly higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 9,972. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 81.13, a gain of on-third of a yen from Monday. Gold is trading at $1,498.88 an ounce.

# Asian Stocks Close Mixed

Asian stock markets closed mixed Tuesday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 9,972. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index lost one-tenth of one percent to finish the day’s trading at 22,748. Share prices were higher in Manila, Shanghai and Taipei, but lower in Sydney and Wellington. In currency trading, the […]

# Small Gains for Japan’s Nikkei

Japanese markets closed slightly higher Tuesday, while the U.S. dollar is higher against the Japanese yen. Tokyo’s Nikkei index gained a fraction of one percent to finish at 9,972. In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 81.08 yen, a gain of just over one-quarter of a yen from Monday. The Taipei market closed at […]